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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2012

We spent a few nights at this B&B in early February. The Superior rooms were spacious and comfortable. The gardens are lovely, and the location is easily accessible by foot from the downtown shops and restaurants. Breakfast was pretty average with a limited selection of scrambled eggs, toast, rice, pancakes, and a small portion of cut-up fresh fruit. The dining... More 

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Belgium
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2012

The hotel is ok, but nothing special. Spacious room but not very confortable beds. Helpfull staff and a good starting point for excursions to the rain forest. The shower was ok and they have a babychair in the diningroom (breakfastroom)..

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2011

This hotel is very conveniently located and the staff (Susan) was very helpful and nice. We stayed on the ground floor and the room looked pretty good, at first glance. The linens in this hotel were disgusting. I am not even sure that they were clean. The towels were thin and like sandpaper. The sheets smelled so badly of mold... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2011

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel and were disappointed wishing hadn't prepaid for it. The rooms were okay and it came with a jacuzzi tub, however there was very little hot water so it was like taking a bath in pool water. There were bugs everywhere in our room and it was difficult to sleep. The staff was very... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2011

This small family hotel is really good value for money. The rooms in the annex are spatious and with an outdoor veranda. Best of all is the friendly atmosphere. The staff makes a great effort to help you with bookings and good advice. They do all they can to make you feel welcome.

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Rambouillet, France
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2011

This hotel is blessed with friendly staff and a beautiful setting. We were able to eat a fresh breakfast on the veranda overlooking the flourishing front garden, while watching the squirels race in the trees and the humming birds pollenating the flowers.

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Brussels, Belgium
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169 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2011

The website was promessing but the reality was totally different : bugs, terrible beds with noisy and uncomfortable plastic under the linen, light walls and horrible breakfast. People are not nice at all and everything in the lobby / breakfast room is durty. When my husband asked after his poor piece of bad bread whether he could get some granola... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2011

We were very excited about this place before arriving to Costa Rica. Reviews and pictures of the hotel looked amazing and promising. How wrong we were...We were allocated to one of the rooms upstairs, just above the kitchen. The room was very small, dark and unbelievably hot. Tiny fan was standing on the corner in full speed but the effect... More 

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Latvia
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2011

This hotel is good choice, if you plan to go to see Monteverde Cloud Forest - only 30 minutes by a bus. Hotel is nice, with homely atmosphere. A breakfast is not very rich, but good enough. A supermarket is 3 - 5 minutes walking, Santa Elena center too. For cheap and goog dinner I can recomend Super Pollo -... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2010

Claro de Luna in Monteverde, Costa Rica was a nice hotel choice. It lacks some amenities such as TV, alarm clock and pool but it offers very clean and specious rooms. Rooms are beautifully decorated with local hardwood furniture. The bathroom was spacious and grounds were nicely landscaped. Air conditioning is not necessary in this area. TV would have been... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer a beautiful location on a hill overlooking town, lush gardens with a path connecting the buildings housing the reception, rooms and restaurant. Excellent ambiance, comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water and breakfast included. 5 minute walk to downtown, easy access to shops, restaurants, banks and supermarkets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Claro de Luna

Address: 3 blocks south from Catholic Church in Santa Elena, 5655, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: €54 - €102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Claro de Luna 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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